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R case study: Twitter data

Bulding on knowledge from earlier Rfun workshops, learn how to gather and analyze tweets with the rvest package.  Attendees will use R, RStudio, and the Tidyverse to orchestrate Twitter data gathering via the Twitter API.


  • Introductory familiarity with R and the Tidyverse (e.g. quickStart with R, part 1)
  • A Twitter account
  • Install R and RStudio on your computer
  • tidyverese and rtweet packages installed in your R environment

install.packages(c("tidyverse", "rtweet"))

This event is offered virtually in accordance with Duke's Coronavirus events policies. A zoom link will be sent via email to registered participants to join the workshop. 

The content of the workshop may be recorded. If you are uncomfortable with a recording being published, please contact the instructor at anytime prior to the conclusion of the workshop.

Data Science

Thursday, March 25, 2021
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Data and Visualization  

Registration is required. There are 13 seats available.

Event Organizer

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John Little
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